NGC 448

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NGC 448
NGC 448
NGC 448 as seen by 2MASS
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationCetus
Right ascension 01h 15m 16.5s[1]
Declination−01° 37′ 34″[1]
Redshift0.006364[1]
Helio radial velocity1,908 km/s[1]
Distance88.45 ± 23.63 Mly (27.120 ± 7.246 Mpc)[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)13.14[1]
Absolute magnitude (V)-19.28[1]
Characteristics
TypeS0^- (edge-on)[1]
Apparent size (V)1.6' × 0.8'[1]
Other designations
UGC 00801, CGCG 385-051, MCG +00-04-060, 2MASX J01151653-0137339, 2MASXi J0115165-013734, 6dF J0115165-013734, 6dFGSv 00698,PGC 4524.[1]

NGC 448 is a lenticular galaxy of type S0^- (edge-on) located approximately 88.45 ± 23.63 Mly (27.120 ± 7.246 Mpc) away in the constellation Cetus. It was discovered on September 2, 1886 by Lewis Swift. It was described by Dreyer as "pretty bright, very small, [and] a little extended."[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0448. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  2. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 400 - 449". Cseligman. Retrieved April 23, 2017.